For My Husband {On Father’s Day 2012}

For My Husband {On Father’s Day 2012}

With our busy lives and schedulesand our day-to-day routines, Sometimes I may forget to say how very much it meansTo be married to a man like you, to have the family we share, To know no matter what life brings your love is always there...

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On Fatherhood

I wanted to take a minute to share the link to a beautiful and inspiring reflection on fatherhood.  This article was written by my brother-in-law, Tom Steenson, who is married to my husband's sister and teaches 5th Grade at The Heights School in Maryland. Four...

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On Christian Fatherhood

Prayer for FathersSt. Joseph, guardian of Jesus and chaste husband of Mary, you passed your life in loving fulfillment of duty. You supported the holy family of Nazareth with the work of your hands. Kindly protect those who trustingly come to you. You know their...

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For Daddy on Father’s Day

For Daddy on Father’s Day

On this special day for fathers, I've decided to let our children tell you some of the reasons that their daddy is so great! (I saw this idea on my cousin's blog last year and loved it! Thanks for the inspiration Meg!) I asked them each the following questions:1. What...

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Father's Day 2008A very Happy Father's Day to my wonderful husband, my own father, my father-in-law, both of my grandfathers, my godfather, and to the godfathers of my children! May God Bless you all today, and grant you the strength and grace to lead your children to...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.


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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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